from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Plural of leaf.
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- n. Plural form of leaf.
- n. Plural form of leave.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of leave.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. pl. of leaf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of leaf.
Thus in the example, "John tore the leaves of Sarah's book," the distinction between _book_ which represents only one object and _leaves_ which represent two or more objects of the same kind is called _Number_; the distinction of sex between _John_, a male, and _Sarah_, a female, and
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The name leaves no discrepancy about what goes on there.
This strict adherence to the rubric leaves absolutely no room for variation, which limits creativity to a fraction of its potential.
Such a phrase leaves the impression that President Truman dropped a couple of A-bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki just because he could—that Americans were indifferent to the massive destruction of life resulting from nuclear weapons.
Such a phrase leaves the impression that President Truman dropped a couple of A-bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki just because he could— that Americans were indifferent to the massive destruction of life resulting from nuclear weapons.
Although the title leaves something to be desired ( "The Young and the Restless" strikes me as unusually bromitic for the WQ), the piece is worth mentioning for two reasons.
The moment the word leaves our lips, the black smoke spirals like a crazy tornado into the ball, and the portal collapses on itself.
The absence of the label leaves a huge gap in midtier "bridge" designer brands.
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